Obituaries
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Bill Morlin, the dogged investigative reporter who covered everything from neo-Nazis and white supremacists to crooks and corrupt politicians in some four decades at the Spokane, Washington, newspapers, died Saturday. He was 75. more
Cecil Hurt, longtime sports columnist at The Tuscaloosa (Alabama) News, died Tuesday at UAB Hospital in Birmingham from complications from pneumonia. more
Francis E. (Frank) Quine, who spent 24 years working at the University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism after 18 years with the American Press Institute (API), died Oct. 31 at his home in Broadlands, Virginia. The cause has not been determined. more
William A. “Bill” Collins, who had a 32-year career at the Index-Journal, died Tuesday. more
Ray Mosby, a Mississippi weekly newspaper publisher and editor who won awards for his no-nonsense editorial writing, died Tuesday. He was 70. more
Robert Arthur Olinto of Aliso Viejo, California, born June 29, 1945, an eternal optimist with a passion for life, family, photography and writing, passed away on Aug. 17, 2021, at the age of 76. more
Thomas P. Inman, a longtime editorial page editor for The Greenville (South Carolina) News who was known for holding government officials accountable, has died. more
Todd Bailey, editor of the Hobbs (New Mexico) News-Sun, died Sunday of cancer. He was 49. more
Longtime Associated Press Oklahoma Capitol correspondent Ron Jenkins died Oct. 5 at his home in Choctaw, Oklahoma, of complications related to dementia, according to a statement from Asa Smith Funeral Service in Harrah, Oklahoma. more
Terry Hersom, sports editor of The Sioux City (Iowa) Journal for almost 40 years, died of a heart attack in Chicago while he was on a trip to see the Bears play. He was 71.  more
Robert "Bob" Gabordi, father, husband, journalist, editor, perpetually optimistic Mets fan and friend, died Thursday morning. He was 65. more
Billie Faye Owens, 63, former editor of The Batavian, died at Rochester General Hospital in New York on Oct. 15 from complications from congestive heart failure. more
Richard Kevin “Rick” Myers, 59, co-owner of Grow Local Media, died peacefully Oct. 14 following a long illness, at his Avon home surrounded by his family. more
Clara Jackson McLaughlin, owner and publisher of the Florida Star newspaper, died Sunday, Oct. 3, in hospice care at her daughter's house in Houston. She was 81. more
Known as Jamey to his family, Wilkerson was well-liked in the newsroom, where he had a hand in some of the paper’s biggest projects. more
Jim Sheeler, a former Rocky Mountain News journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his extensive and compassionate reporting on the families of Colorado soldiers killed in the Iraq War and the man tasked with notifying them, has died. more
Ron Jenkins, who served as editor of The Gleaner newspaper in Henderson, Kentucky, for more than 30 years and was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame in 2007, has died. He was 83. more
William Fredrick "Fred" Woods, who helped found the Opelika (Alabama) Observer in the early 2000s, died Aug. 25. He was 84 years old. more
Carrol Dadisman was a journalist to the very end. The former publisher of the Tallahassee Democrat, whose community involvement extended well beyond his years at the helm of Florida’s … more
Longtime American foreign correspondent Joseph L. Galloway, best known for his book recounting a pivotal battle in the Vietnam War that was made into a Hollywood movie, has died. He was 79. Click … more
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